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The general trademark of a manufacturer by which the consumer knows its products. A manufacturer can have multiple brand names. Some manufacturers license their brand names to other producers.
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Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III
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The graphics card, also known as the video card, is the complete graphical subsystem of the PC. It is responsible for the quality and speed of video processing. For users that wish to play games or work with multimedia applications, it is especially important to have a video board with a high performance graphics processor and enough memory.
Video Cards
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Included since: 25 Feb 2007
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Info modified on: 17 May 2016 16:12:57
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Long product name Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III GeForce 8800 GTS:
The short editorial description of Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III GeForce 8800 GTS
GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III, Dual DVI

Marketing text Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III GeForce 8800 GTS

The official marketing text of Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III GeForce 8800 GTS as supplied by the manufacturer
90nm Process Technology
Delivers higher performance through blazing clock rates.

RoHS Compliant
As a citizen of the global village, GIGABYTE exert ourselves to be a pioneer in environment care. Give the whole of Earth a promise that our products do not contain any of the restricted substances in concentrations and applications banned by the RoHS Directive, and are capable of being worked on at the higher temperatures required for lead free solder. One Earth and GIGABYTE Cares!

Dual-link DVI
Able to drive two of the industry's largest and highest resolution flat-panel displays up to 2560x1600.

nView® Multi-Display Technology
Advanced technology provides the ultimate in viewing flexibility and control for multiple monitors. NVIDIA GPUs are enabled to support multi-displays, but graphics cards vary.

SLI™ Technology
Delivers up to 2X the performance of a single GPU configuration for unparalleled gaming experiences by allowing two graphics cards to run in parallel. The must-have feature for performance PCI Express graphics, SLI dramatically scales performance on 60 top PC games.

PureVideo™ technology ensures support for new video formats, while its motion estimation engine (MEE) allows the card to record and play video files simultaneously without interrupting system performance. An added value PureVideo™ provides is its high-definition MPEG-2 and WMV HD hardware accelerator that take on much of the heavy lifting during playback of Hi-Def video. Other video playback enhancements include a unique color correction mechanism that will help to create a home theater from a PC.

OpenGL 2.0® Optimizations and Support
Ensure top-notch compatibility and performance for all OpenGL 2.0 application.

PCI Express
Designed to run perfectly with the next-generation PCI Express bus architecture. This new bus doubles the bandwidth of AGP 8X delivering over 4 GB/sec. in both upstream and downstream data transfers.

HDCP Support
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) is a form of copy protection technology designed to prevent transmission of non-encrypted high-definition content as it travels across DVI or HDMI digital connections.
Short summary description Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III GeForce 8800 GTS:
This short summary of the Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III GeForce 8800 GTS data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III, GeForce 8800 GTS, GDDR3, 2560 x 1600 pixels
Long summary description Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III GeForce 8800 GTS:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III GeForce 8800 GTS based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Gigabyte GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB DDR III. Graphics controller: GeForce 8800 GTS, Maximum resolution: 2560 x 1600 pixels. Graphics adapter memory type: GDDR3, Memory bus: 320 bit. Shader model version: 4.0, OpenGL version: 2.0
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Graphics controller*
Also known as a graphics processing unit (GPU), this is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display. GPUs are used in embedded systems, mobile phones, personal computers, workstations, and game consoles. Modern GPUs are very efficient at manipulating computer graphics.
GeForce 8800 GTS
Maximum resolution*
The maximum number of pixels that can be displayed in the image. It is usually quoted as width × height,: for example, "1024 × 768" means the width is 1024 pixels and the height is 768 pixels.
2560 x 1600 pixels
Graphics adapter memory type*
The type of memory used by the video card. Often a combination of dedicated memory (Video RAM or VRAM) and dynamic system memory is used. UMA stands for Unified Memory Architecture, and is a computer memory architecture that allows the graphics processing unit to share system memory. Other abreviations: RAM = Random Access Memory, SDRAM = synchronous dynamic RAM, DDR = double-data-rate.
Memory bus*
Hardware and software that connects the main memory to the memory controller in computer systems. Originally, general-purpose buses like VMEbus and the S-100 bus were used, but to reduce latency, modern memory buses are designed to connect directly to DRAM chips, and thus are designed by chip standards bodies such as JEDEC.
320 bit
Ports & interfaces
DVI port
Digital Visual Interface (DVI) is a video display interface to connect a video source to a display device, such as a computer monitor.
Video in
TV in port
Ports & interfaces
Dual VGA
TV tuner integrated *
Device has an in-built TV tuner.
DirectX version *
DirectX is a collection of APIs (application programming interfaces) for easily handling tasks related to game programming on the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Shader model version *
A shader is a program used in 3D computer graphics to determine the final surface properties of an object or image. This can include arbitrarily complex descriptions of light absorption and diffusion, texture mapping, reflection and refraction, shadowing, surface displacement and post-processing effects. It is also used to refer to video graphics hardware units that run these programs.
OpenGL version *
OpenGL (Open Graphics Library) is a specification defining a cross-language cross-platform API for writing applications that produce 3D computer graphics (and 2D computer graphics as well). The interface consists of over 250 different function calls which can be used to draw complex three-dimensional scenes from simple primitives.
Full HD
Full High Definition (HD) means that a display supports a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixel, and has a digital TV connection.
Dual-link DVI *
A dual-link DVI interface sends data over both of the DVI links to the monitor, and this is how higher resolutions are achieved. With dual-link DVI, a resolution of 2048 x 1536 is possible.
Other features
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.